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Cerian Jenkins

Avid tea drinker, fox fanatic and paper cut survivor.

All views are my own and are not anything to do with my workplace, uni, family or pets.

Director at The Digital Natives. Founder of Bath Gender Equality Network. Politics and International Relations Graduate. Owner of www.projectsoapbox.co.uk.

Avid tea drinker, fox fanatic and paper cut survivor.

Your Six-Step Party Season Pre-Tox Plan

December is in full swing, which means party season is upon us. Cue late nights, boozy shenanigans and that seasonal 'fitness amnesia' that seems to strike without fail year on year...
08/12/2014 14:54 GMT

The Muddiest UK Championship Yet...

It's the muddiest, wettest, most gruelling, sapping physical challenge you could imagine. Facing the murky waters of the Terror Trench, swimming under water through the Sheep Dip and clambering through knee-deep mud to face a 10-foot high, sheer wall...
07/02/2014 14:57 GMT

The Existential Crisis of Extras

It was a cold November evening when I found myself seated expectantly for Core Theatre's delightful production of Tom Stoppard's 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead'. Staged in the Paragon area of Bath (a hidden gem in its own right) Core's production is the result of months of hard work by Director Andy Cork, the production team and the cast.
02/12/2013 13:04 GMT

A Job of Many Hats - Interning for a Startup

Deciding to pursue a position within a start-up can be a nerve-wracking choice. Before you accept an offer, examine the positives and negatives of startup employment. With these issues in mind, you can make a sound decision.
06/03/2013 09:51 GMT

Clicktivism: A Model For 21st Century Activism?

A war is being fought. Its battlefields are the pages of social networking sites across the globe, and its soldiers are armed with placards and computer cursors. This is the battle of traditional activism versus clicktivism
30/11/2012 16:28 GMT

Preparing for a Job Interview - Insight of an Intern

Those few days before any interview can be a nerve-wracking time, so it can be difficult to channel your time into doing anything constructive. However, preparation is the key to any interview - though many people don't actually realise this.
23/11/2012 11:31 GMT

Top 5 London iPhone Apps

I never realised how much I actually relied on my phone to help me muddle through my new life in London until, in true London style, it was stolen.
30/10/2012 16:39 GMT

Surviving Unpaid Internships

It's a tough time to be an intern at the moment. Though the number and range of internships in the UK have increased considerably in the last few years, a staggering one in three interns are working for nothing. Zilch. Nada.
28/09/2012 11:23 BST

The Art of Saying 'No' in the Workplace

It's one of the hardest words to say in the workplace - especially when you're out to impress, and the idea of having to tell colleagues you can't do something may feel like raising a red flag of ineptitude.
14/08/2012 17:33 BST

Insight of an Intern - Your Covering Letter

A covering letter is a chance for you to emphasise why you are perfect for the position, to show that you've gone that extra mile; and it does so in a far more personal way than a CV. It may be the first impression your potential employer gets of you, so use it wisely; not only to reiterate your relevant skills and knowledge, but to demonstrate the enthusiasm you have for the post.
14/08/2012 11:44 BST

Insight of an Intern - Your CV

Anything you have done - be it a paper round, volunteer work, babysitting, waitressing, keeping a blog etc - will have taught you genuinely transferrable skills which can be used on your CV.
10/08/2012 15:30 BST